Measuring water use
Emily Kumpel, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Isha Ray , and Kara L. Nelson estimate household water use in Hubli-Dharwad, India, with a mixed-methods approach combining (limited) metered data, storage container inventories, and structured observations.
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Nature's Water Filter
Researchers are searching for more cost-effective alternatives for treating wastewater. Professor David Sedlak of UC Berkeley is working on a solution: constructed wetlands with graduate students Aidan Cecchetti and Rachel Scholes.
Spotlights
Jim Hunt
Professor Emeritus Jim Hunt Passes Away

The Berkeley Water Center is deeply saddened to announce that Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty member and past BWC Co-Director passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 after a brief illness.

Hermanowicz, Sedlak
Keynote lectures at ICSI in Shenzhen, China

CEE Professor Slav Hermanowicz and BWC Co-Director David Sedlak gave keynote lectures at the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI 2016) was held in Shenzhen from October 17-19, under the theme of “a sustainable future for China, the Asian region and the world.”

Kara Nelson
NSF Awards $3M to Dev. Engineering

The NSF has awarded $3 million to Berkeley’s Development Engineering program to create new models for training graduate students to find innovative solutions to food, energy and water challenges in developing countries. Professor Kara Nelson is a co-leader of the program.